C1884

Kangaroos Chased by Dingoes.

Very rare engraving of Australian bush life of three dingoes chasing kangaroos. From the original edition of The Australian Graphic. Incredibly, this newspaper used glass for all the engraving plates which the proprietors claimed, reduced the cost by 2/3 from … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Kangaroos Chased by Dingoes.

Date:

C1884

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving printed from a glass block

Image Size: 

232mm 
x 168mm
AUTHENTICITY
Kangaroos Chased by Dingoes. - Antique Print from 1884

Genuine antique
dated:

1884

Description:

Very rare engraving of Australian bush life of three dingoes chasing kangaroos.

From the original edition of The Australian Graphic.

Incredibly, this newspaper used glass for all the engraving plates which the proprietors claimed, reduced the cost by 2/3 from the traditional method of using wood engravings. They stated, that the glass plates didn’t break with the pressure of the printing press, were easy and quick for the artist to create, being able to apply their designs directly onto the glass and that the plates didn’t wear.

Only institution to hold a copy is the State Library of New South Wales.

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